Girona vs Villarreal Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Girona vs Villarreal Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips

Girona vs Villarreal Preview

  • Tournament – La Liga
  • Date – Tuesday, May 14, 2024
  • Kick-off Time – 08:00 pm GMT
  • Venue – Montilivi Stadium

Girona will host Villarreal on Tuesday as they continue their surge towards finishing second in La Liga.

Girona were involved in a title race earlier this season but Real Madrid eventually won. They did secure UEFA Champions League football for next season after beating Barcelona 4-2 at home. However, they drew against Alaves and could drop to third place if Barca beat Real Sociedad on Monday.

Villarreal, meanwhile, are ninth in the standings and still hold an outside chance of making it into Europe. They are six points behind sixth-placed Real Betis, who have a game in hand. Villarreal have won three of their last five games, losing one and drawing the other.

Hence, both sides will look to secure all three points in their respective pursuits.

Girona vs Villarreal Team News

Girona vs Villarreal
Girona celebrates against Villarreal (Pic credits: Getty)

Girona are without Borja Garcia, Cristhian Stuani, Joel Roca, and Ricard Artero due to injury. Arnau Martinez, meanwhile, is suspended for the clash.

Villarreal, on the other hand, are missing Alfonso Pedraza, Denis Suarez, Gerard Moreno, Juan Foyth and Yeremi Pino due to injuries.

Girona vs Villarreal Predicted Lineups

Girona:

Goalkeeper: Paulo Gazzaniga
Defenders: Miguel Gutierrez, Daley Blind, Eric Garcia, Yan Couto
Midfielders: Aleix Garcia, Pablo Torre, Ivan Martin
Attackers: Portu, Artem Dobvyk, Savio

Villarreal:

Goalkeeper: Filip Jorgensen
Defenders: Kiko, Eric Bailly, Yerson Mosquera, Jorge Cuenca
Midfielders: Ilias Akhomach, Francis Coquelin, Daniel Parejo, Alex Baena
Attackers: Goncalo Guedes, Alexander Sorloth

Girona vs Villarreal Head-to-Head

Villarreal have beaten Girona seven times in their previous 11 encounters with the latter winning four times.

Last five results:

Villarreal 1-2 Girona – La Liga – September 27, 2023

Girona 1-2 Villarreal – La Liga – May 20, 2023

Villarreal 1-0 Girona – La Liga – January 23, 2023

Girona 0-1 Villarreal – Copa del Rey – January 27, 2021

Girona 0-3 Villarreal – Copa del Rey – January 23, 2020

Girona vs Villarreal Prediction

Girona vs Villarreal
Alexander Sorloth scored a brace for Villarreal against Sevilla (Pic credits: Getty)

Girona have lost just once in their last six games, winning four and drawing one. They drew 2-2 against Deportivo Alaves away in their last game. With their injuries, they might still be a bit vulnerable with a midweek game.

Villarreal, meanwhile, have lost just one of their last five games. They beat Sevilla 3-2 at home in their last game, with Alexander Sorloth scoring a 97th-minute winner.

It’s likely to be a tight match but Girona have the home advantage, which could play a factor. Moreover, Villarreal also have a few injuries, which could make it even more difficult for them.

Predicted Score: Girona 2-1 Villarreal 

Girona vs Villarreal Odds (subject to change)

  • Girona win – 1.88
  • Villarreal win – 3.97
  • Draw – 4.42
  • Odds source – Oddspedia.com

Betting Tips

  • Girona win – 1.88
  • Both teams to score – Yes – 1.42

Where to Watch Girona vs Villarreal

  • India – Jio Cinema, Sports 18
  • UK – ITV
  • US – ESPN+